Blago's Lawyer Goes Fanboy About Calling Obama As Witness
By Kevin Robinson in News on Dec 17, 2009 6:40PM
Rod Blagojevich’s defense attorney Samuel E. Adam suggested that President Obama might be called to take the witness stand in the former governor’s corruption trial. And, perhaps channeling the Sam Adam of his undergrad days, then told the press that questioning Barack Obama would be "an awesome experience.” Obama was one of many high-ranking political officials that were interviewed by federal investigators working on the Blagojevich case, including First Lady Michelle Obama, Valerie Jarrett, and Rahm Emanuel.
Defense attorneys said there was no way to tell whether it would be necessary to question Obama or whether it would even be allowed. Adam said, however, that "we might as well get started now" finding out by getting an early look at the records.
Reports that Barack Obama would ride in on a unicorn to cure cancer with his Nobel Peace Prize remain unconfirmed.